dwight’s top 10 books of 2012

Here’s my list of book picks for 2012 (have a listed a few books published last year which I didn’t get to until 2012) . . . no particular order:

1. Food and Faith: A Theology of Eating, by Norman Wirzba

2. Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible, by E. Randolph Richards and Brandon J. O’Brien

3. The Unintended Reformation: How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society, by Brad Gregory

4. The Economy of Desire: Christianity and Capitalism in a Postmodern World, by Daniel M. Bell Jr.

5. The Space Between: A Christian Engagement with the Built Environment, by Eric O. Jacobsen

6. Drawn In: A Creative Process for Artists, Activists, and Jesus Followers, by Troy Bronsink

7. Ethics of Hope, by Jurgen Moltmann

8. Playborhood: Turn Your Neighborhood Into a Place for Play, by Mike Lanza

9. The Evolution of Adam: What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say about Human Origins, by Peter Enns

10. Christianity After Religion: The End of Church and the Birth of a New Spiritual Awakening, by Diana Butler Bass

 

Bonus Picks:

The Awakening of Hope: Why We Practice a Common Faith, by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

The Gospel After Christendom, edited by Ryan Bolger (BTW, I contributed a chapter to this collection)

Relational Reality: New Discoveries of Interrelatedness That Are Transforming the Modern World, by Charlene Spretnak

 

Piror Lists:

2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

Peace, dwight

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  2. I’ll start my 2013 reading list here with one book:

    Camera Lucida by Roland Barthes. I think you’d really like it.

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